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salientian

[sey-lee-en-shuh n] /ˌseɪ liˈɛn ʃən/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the superorder Salientia, comprising the frogs and toads (order Anura) and extinct species.
noun
2.
a salientian amphibian.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < Neo-Latin Salienti(a) (Latin: neuter plural of saliēns; see salient) + -an
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salientian

/ˌseɪlɪˈɛnʃɪən/
noun, adjective
1.
another word for anuran
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Salientia, literally: leapers, from Latin salīre to leap
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